Nature Connections

7341 Blackberry St, Anchorage, Alaska, 99502-2871, United States | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Anchorage

Day 87 - Seward to Anchorage and another glacier

A travel blog entry by trojakstravels

... Lots of blue ice is seen and glacier is fairly clean with just a few dark cuts across it. The hike was an easier hike at about 2 miles. Lots of runoff from the glacier created a raging river at its base. This was our goodbye to Alaska’s glaciers. Any others we see will be from a distance.

On our drive back to Anchorage we get to drive by Turnagain Arm. It is difficult ...

Beautiful Ice

A travel blog entry by misslexie


... evident in Alaska. As the air is compressed out of the glacier, the ice turns a turquoise blue in color which is reallly pretty. As the ice moves over the land, it leaves deep cuts in the rock. As the ice calves, (falls into the ocean) it makes a cracking and groaning sound. We passed through College Fjord which has one of the larger glaciers called the Harvard Glacier. The glaciers on one side of this fjord are all named after men's eastern ...

The "City of Flowers"

A travel blog entry by rider1


... in the wild or were born in captivity and could not be released in the wild.

We left the zoo and headed for the Botanical Gardens. The major amount of flowers were outside of the gate lining the sidewalk. We were a bit disappointed after trudging around all the paths not to find more plants in bloom.. There was however a tremedous variety of plants, far too many to mention or even begin ...

101 Reasons to Use a Travel Agent

A travel blog entry by cacique.tourism

... to Pack
Some activities you choose to partake in may require different layers of clothing throughout the day. Your travel agent can advise you on what to bring. A bike trip down an extinct volcano in Hawaii for example, may require you to start out with jackets and wool socks, but when you get to the bottom you may be down to shorts and a tank top.
46. Let Them Wait on Hold
By using a travel agent you no longer have to wait on hold and ...

The Last Leg to Anchorage

A travel blog entry by travelwithnj


... beer! One last meal together for the six travelers.

Our journey and adventure had covered a total distance of 3,864 miles in 13 days. We definitely called it a success.

I'm going to include some random thoughts about our experience, so in no particular order:

All the descriptions and facts in this blog are mine. Sometimes my memory is faulty,

but the blog covers the trip as I saw it and remember it. Others may have seen ...


This hotel, located in the Sand Lake area of Anchorage, is near Jewel Lake, Rugged Alaska, and DeLong Lake.
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